Achieve a Happier, Healthier Smile with Periodontal Therapy From Your Local Dentists
Did you know that periodontal (gum) disease is the leading causes of tooth loss among American adults in the United States? This common infection may seem mild in the early stages, but untreated cases can become dangerous for your oral health and overall wellbeing. Please contact our DuPont location today to schedule an exam or if you have any questions or concerns.
How Do You Treat Periodontal Disease?
Our recommendation for treatment will depend on your specific needs. If you are currently experiencing gingivitis (the early stage of periodontal disease), then attending more frequent professional cleanings can likely combat the negative effects. However, moderate to advanced symptoms will require more in-depth care. Our practice offers a thorough cleaning that is known as deep scaling and root planing, which removes plaque and tartar from underneath the gum tissue with the help of special instruments. Our doctors will also smooth the rough surfaces of the tooth roots to encourage healing.